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Re: Clarifications list for SOAP specification

From: christopher ferris <chris.ferris@east.sun.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 17:16:49 -0400
Message-ID: <3B156341.B909A39A@east.Sun.COM>
To: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org

A suggestion for handling clarifications might be
to modify the stylesheet such that it added anchors in
the HTML document generated for each proposed clarification
such that they could be individually addressed via an href (from the
proposal link?) from the issues list for each of the 
issues that the clarification is intended to resolve.

Conversely, the clarifications list should reference
back to the issue(s) that it is intended to resolve.

I've attached a modified xsl that adds the anchor tags
to each clarification for giggles. It might also be
worthwhile to add a TOC to the generated HTML.



Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com wrote:
> Although I confess to being a little vague on the details, I believe that
> Henrik and I (and perhaps someone else) were assigned some sort of action
> item to begin the gathering of areas in the SOAP version 1.1 specification
> that appear to require clarification.  In fact, Henrik and I have not yet
> managed to coordinate this effort, but with a call coming up tomorrow, I
> thought I would post the following to the whole list. The attached are
> primarily ambiguities that were identified in my note [1] and related
> discussions that followed.  As I say, nobody has reviewed these and this is
> at best a partial list.  So, this is just oone attempt to get the
> discussion started.
> In keeping with the way that other work groups have tracked things of this
> sort, I have invented a simple XML vocabulary and started tracking these in
> the form of an XML document.  I have also hacked up a simple style sheet
> that produces HTML from the XML.  Copies of all three are attached.   Most
> casual readers will want to look only at the HTML.  Editing should, of
> course, be done on the XML.  All this is pretty quick and dirty, but I
> think it is OK as a start and easily fixed if not a useful base.
> Henrik: if you have made any progress, we will have to figure out how to
> merge the results.  In any case, what is attached is just a start.
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2001May/0310.html
> (See attached file: clarification.xsl)(See attached file:
> clarification.xml)(See attached file: clarification.html)
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>   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                         Name: clarification.xsl
>    clarification.xsl    Type: unspecified type (application/octet-stream)
>                     Encoding: base64
>                         Name: clarification.xml
>    clarification.xml    Type: unspecified type (application/octet-stream)
>                     Encoding: base64
>                          Name: clarification.html
>    clarification.html    Type: Hypertext Markup Language (text/html)
>                      Encoding: base64

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